Hand embroidered Panel, Rumal, Kutch (Gujarat) Banjara-2314
Hand embroidered Panel, Rumal, Kutch (Gujarat)
Early 20th century,
Dimensions – 30 X 20 CM
Hand Embroidered in Banjara style this multi-purpose panel can be used as a decorative item and also as a table cloth for small tables that is locally known as Rumal.
Banjaras or the nomadic tribes have a distinctive embroidery style which is influenced by many cultures and localities. The embroidery and motifs are highly influenced by nature and surroundings. These clothes are embroidered with elaborate beadwork, mirror work, shells, ivory beads, and colorful threads. Embroidered using maroon, green and yellow threads it has cowry shells with mirrors embellishments at the center.